It’s that time of year again! With so many talented bands interested in playing our StrangeCreek Campout, we created these friendly annual ‘battles’ to give bands a shot at earning their way onto our festival stages by the best measure we know: strutting their stuff LIVE in a venue, showing us what they can do where it counts most – in front of a crowded dancefloor.

2016 STRANGECREEK BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Congratulations to all our finalists in this year’s StrangeCreek Battle of the Bands, who made last night’s big finals showdown such a fantastic night of music at Electric Haze! This would have been a ‘killer’ lineup in any context – the house was packed, and all three bands – Celebrity Look-Alikes, The Trichomes, and Easy On The Mayo rocked the crowd like champs. It was easy to forget this was a “battle”…. and ultimately, we liked ALL these bands so much that they’ll ALL be playing sets at this year’s StrangeCreek Campout! As for the grand prize… congratulations to EASY ON THE MAYO for rocking their way into the coveted cabin set! BIG THANKS to all involved last night, especially all you fine festive folks who came out to cheer the bands on and make it a truly great party. Be sure to check all three of these rising talents out at the festival, they represent the fresh wave of new Wormtown bands… a bumper crop of local live music we’re fortunate to discover!

 

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2016 BAND SUBMISSIONS *ARCHIVE*

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Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, Easy On The Mayo!

Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, Easy On The Mayo!

With big thanks to everyone who came out last night for a truly great semifinal showdown, we were left with another really tough decision among three truly talented bands. It wasn’t easy and we know any of these bands would sound good in our little corner of the...

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Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, The Trichomes!

Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, The Trichomes!

As the dust settles after another great night of music at The Stone Church Meeting House, we’re happy to congratulate The Trichomes for making it as the third finalist in our StrangeCreek Battle of the Bands! They’ll be battling the winners from our...

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Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, Shokazoba!

Congratulations to REGIONAL FINALIST, Shokazoba!

Once again a happily packed Bishop’s Lounge battle has come down to an awfully hard decision, and each band threw musical gas on the fire last night to be make it even harder to decide in the aftermath. The jury was jumpin’, the judges were split… so...

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